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United States Senate overwhelmingly approves Yellen as treasury chief

WASHINGTON, DC, January 26 (ANI) - The U.S. Senate has confirmed Janet Yellen to be the next Secretary of the ...

U.S. military cleared to recruit transgender people

President Joe Biden has issued an executive order that overturns a ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military.In ...

Legendary TV host Larry King is dead at the age of 87

LOS ANGELES, California (ANI/Big News Network) - American award-winning TV and radio host Larry King, who became a household name ...

St. John's brings improved D into meeting at DePaul

A little over three weeks ago, St. John's and DePaul were set to oppose each other, but shortly before the ...

US Senate confirms Blinken to be next Secretary of State

Washington DC [US], January 27 (ANI/Sputnik): The US Senate on Tuesday confirmed that Antony Blinken will be the next Secretary ...

SAT Cancels Tests in US and Abroad

The trend to deemphasize standardized tests in admissions decisions at U.S. colleges and universities moved ahead this week.The College Board, ...

US Senate Confirms Blinken Nomination to Lead State Department

The U.S. Senate confirmed Antony Blinken to be the country's top diplomat Tuesday, paving the way for the Biden administration's ...

EU Leader Urges US to Join Digital 'Rule Book'

The European Union (EU) Tuesday called upon the United States to join the alliance in creating a common rule book ...

Maple Leafs G Jack Campbell out 'weeks' with leg injury

Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Jack Campbell is expected to be sidelined for "weeks" with a leg injury, coach Sheldon Keefe ...

Raptors aim to extend home success vs. Bucks

The Toronto Raptors will try to build on their recent success at their temporary home in Tampa, Fla., Wednesday night ...

In First Call, Biden Warns Putin On Navalny, Ukraine

U.S. President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, have held their first phone call since Biden took office ...

Davis Love III to captain US at 2022 Presidents Cup

Two-time Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III will skipper the United States at the 2022 Presidents Cup, the PGA Tour ...

Boston Marathon scheduled for Oct. 11

Boston is optimistically back on the marathon schedule for 2021, with a plan to race the iconic 26.2 miles one ...

Britain Surpasses 100K COVID-19 Deaths

Britain's health department reported Tuesday the nation's death toll from COVID-19 has surpassed 100,000 people.In a televised news briefing from ...

Pistons head to Cleveland seeking elusive winning streak

After ending a frustrating four-game losing streak Monday, the Detroit Pistons will attempt to do something they haven't accomplished since ...

Vanessa Bryant remembers Kobe, Gianna on anniversary of deaths

Vanessa Bryant took to social media on Tuesday to share her thoughts on the one-year anniversary of the death of ...

Kyrgyzstan: Japarov still stumbling toward coherent foreign policy

Kyrgyzstan's president-elect is in a strong position domestically after romping home in a vote lacking heavyweight opponents. But his foreign ...

Golf Glance: Farmers Insurance Open offers U.S. Open preview

Field Level Media's Golf Glance provides weekly news and storylines from each of the major North American golf tours. PGA ...

Lakers put perfect road record on line against Sixers

The Los Angeles Lakers put their unbeaten road record on the line Wednesday night in Philadelphia. The Lakers improved to ...

U.S. Senate Confirms Antony Blinken As Secretary Of State

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Antony Blinken as the new secretary of state with bipartisan support.Blinken, a veteran diplomat and ...

German Court Sentences Tajik Man To Seven Years On Terror Charges

A court in Germany has sentenced an asylum seeker from Tajikistan to seven years in prison for membership in the ...

Biden Pushes for Quick Action Needed on Coronavirus Aid

U.S. President Joe Biden expressed a sense of urgency for lawmakers to find agreement on a new coronavirus aid package, ...

Report: Mets offer Trevor Bauer massive deal

The New York Mets are willing to make free agent pitcher Trevor Bauer one of baseball's highest-paid players, USA Today ...

Nationals, LHP Brad Hand shake on one-year deal

The Washington Nationals and left-hander Brad Hand finalized a one-year deal on Tuesday. The team made the announcement two days ...

US extends greetings to India on Republic Day

Washington [US], January 26 (ANI): The United States on Tuesday extended greetings to India on the occasion of the 72nd ...

Davis Love III named U.S. Team captain for 2022 Presidents Cup

Davis Love III has been named captain of the United States Team for the 2022 Presidents Cup, the tournament and ...

China hopes Joe Biden will 'learn a lesson' from Trump

Beijing [China], January 26 (ANI): Day after the White House said that US President Joe Biden is committed to stopping ...

Think US evangelicals are dying out? Well, define evangelicalism ...

The death spiral of evangelicalism has long been written about in both the religious and mainstream press.The assumption is that ...

How new voters and Black women transformed Georgia's politics

In July 1964, Georgia restaurateur Lester Maddox violated the newly passed Civil Rights Act by refusing to serve three Black ...

U.S.-Cuba relations: Will Joe Biden pick up where Barack Obama left off?

Under the new Joe Biden administration in the United States, significant changes in foreign policy are already taking place. The ...

Proud as punch to share values: Taiwan on India's R-Day

Taipei [Taiwan], January 26 (ANI): Extending greetings to India on the occasion of 72nd Republic Day Taiwan said that it ...

Departing US Envoy Warns Ethiopia Against Violence

ADDIS ABABA - Calling Ethiopia "the critical actor in Horn of Africa stability," outgoing U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia Michael Raynor ...

Pets Are Back: Biden's 2 Dogs Settle in at White House

WASHINGTON - The patter of paws is being heard in the White House again following the arrival of President Joe ...

Trump's Gone, But Tensions Still Loom in US-South Korea Alliance

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - After U.S. President Joe Biden took office last week, perhaps no world leader breathed a bigger ...

Russian Police Officer Fired For Posting Video In Support Of Navalny

A Russian police officer has been fired after he posted a short video message on social media in support of ...

EU To Wait On Russia Sanctions Until Navalny's Fate Is Clear

The European Union will wait to see if Russia releases jailed Kremlin critic Aleksei Navalny before deciding to impose fresh ...

Russian Ship Begins Work On Nord Stream 2 Pipeline In Danish Waters

The Russian vessel tapped to finish the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline has begun work in Danish waters just ...

Nearly 160 Anti-Lukashenka Protesters Detained In Minsk Over Weekend

MINSK -- Almost 160 demonstrators were detained over the weekend in continued protests against strongman Alyaksandr Lukashenka's claiming of a ...

Fire Hits Huge Market In Dushanbe

DUSHANBE -- A fire has swept through Tajikistan's largest market of construction materials and household appliances, Sultoni Kabir, in Dushanbe, ...

Jailed Belarusian Blogger Losik Ends Hunger Strike After Six Weeks

Ihar Losik, a popular Belarusian blogger, says he has ended a hunger strike he began almost six weeks ago* to ...

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Work on final 150kms of Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline begins

The Russian vessel tapped to finish the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline has begun work in Danish waters just ...

U.S. military cleared to recruit transgender people

President Joe Biden has issued an executive order that overturns a ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military.In ...

Chinese and Indian armies move closer to resolving border dispute

NEW DELHI, India - India and China have agreed to push for an early disengagement of the frontline troops in ...

UK variant of coronavirus could be more lethal says government adviser

PanARMENIAN.Net - There is some evidence that a new coronavirus variant first identified in southeast England carries a higher risk ...

International drug lord compared to Pablo Escobar is finally caught

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - A Canadian man, one of the world's most wanted fugitives, has been arrested by the Central Unit ...

Legendary TV host Larry King is dead at the age of 87

LOS ANGELES, California (ANI/Big News Network) - American award-winning TV and radio host Larry King, who became a household name ...

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